Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research, "The development of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) allowed the field to evaluate the principles of vascular anatomy, which is often underestimated by coronary angiography. Furthermore, IVUS image technologies were developed to obtain improved characterization of plaque composition. However, since spatial resolution of IVUS is insufficient to distinguish details of plaque morphology, a broad adoption of this technology in clinical practice was missing."
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Optical coherence tomography is a light-based imaging modality with higher spatial resolution compared to IVUS, which enables the assessment of vascular anatomy with great detail."
For more information on this research see: Expectations and limitations of contemporary intravascular imaging: lessons learned from pathology. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, 2014;12(5):601-11 (see also Pathology).
Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting
Keywords for this news article include:
Our reports deliver fact-based news of research and discoveries from around the world. Copyright 2014, NewsRx LLC
Most Popular Stories
- Businesses, Investors Pressing for Green Policy
- 'The Voice' Sounds Different This Season
- Congress Casts a Coy Vote on ISIS War
- Investors Fret Yahoo's Future, Stock Dips
- E-scrap Recyclers Find Profits in Upgrades
- Lower Used-Car Prices Roil the Auto Industry
- At Groupon, Not a Good Deal of Workplace Diversity
- Utah Hosts US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Meeting
- Porn Lovers Get a New Search Engine
- NSHMBA to Rebrand With New Name, Logo